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Events scheduled for ‘Bleeding Kansas: Where the Civil War Began’

June 26, 2004

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Here's the schedule for the remaining events in the "Bleeding Kansas: Where the Civil War Began" Chautauqua. Events will be in South Park, 11th and Massachusetts streets, unless otherwise noted.

Today

All day: Exhibit, "First Blood: Kansas Prelude to Civil War," Hobbs Park Memorial.

7 a.m.-midnight: Territorial Capitol Festival, Lecompton.

7:30 a.m.: Breakfast with Charles Pace, Frederick Douglass scholar, and Fred Krebs, Stephen Douglas scholar, Lawrence Visitor Center, $5.

8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Sold-out guided tour of Underground Railroad sites, leaves from Clinton Lake Corps of Engineers Office, 872 N. 1402 Road.

10 a.m.-11 a.m.: Adult workshop, "My Bondage and My Freedom," presented by Charles Pace, Frederick Douglass scholar, Lawrence Visitor Center.

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Territorial history trolley tour through downtown Lawrence, guided by Paul Stuewe, leaves from Eldridge Hotel, $15, 865-4499 for reservations.

Noon-1 p.m.: Guided tour of Oak Hill Cemetery, 1605 Oak Hill Road, presented by Katie Armitage and John Jewel.

Noon-7 p.m.: Kansas Center for the Book's Words on Wheels Mobile Bleeding Kansas traveling display, South Park.

1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Children's workshop, "Growing Up in the Territory," presented by Fred Krebs, Stephen Douglas scholar, Chautauqua tent.

1:30 p.m.: "Go Back in Time ... Online!" virtual archive lesson, Watkins Museum.

2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Territorial history trolley tour through downtown Lawrence, guided by Paul Stuewe, leaves from Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass., $15, 865-4499 for reservations.

2 p.m.-5 p.m.: Youth Chautauqua camp, day 2, Lawrence Public Library.

3 p.m.-4 p.m.: Adult workshop, "Writing About Women," presented by Diane Eickhoff, Clarina Nichols scholar, Lawrence Visitor Center.

5 p.m.-6:45 p.m.: Kid-Tauqua tent activities, South Park.

5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Concessions available, South Park.

5:45 p.m.-6:15 p.m.: Gum Springs Serenaders strolling concert, along Massachusetts Street.

6:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m.: Gum Springs Serenaders concert, Chautauqua tent.

7:30 p.m.: Tent program featuring Richard Johnson as Abraham Lincoln, and Fred Krebs as Stephen Douglas.

8 p.m.: Presentation by David Bears on the March 30, 1855, Territorial Election, historic smokehouse at Bloomington Park East at Clinton Lake.

Sunday

All day: Exhibit, "First Blood: Kansas Prelude to Civil War," Hobbs Park Memorial.

9:30 a.m.: "Pastor Cordley Remembers," featuring re-enactment of Pastor Cordley's sermon on the 50th anniversary of Quantrill's Raid, Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Also broadcast live on KLWN, 1320-AM.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Territorial history trolley tour through downtown Lawrence, guided by Paul Stuewe, leaves from Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass., $15, 865-4499 for reservations.

Noon-7 p.m.: Kansas Center for the Book's Words on Wheels Mobile Bleeding Kansas traveling display, South Park.

1 p.m.: Self-guided tour of Lecompton, starting at Lane University, 640 E. Woodside Ave.

11 a.m.-noon: Children's workshop, "Important Places and Faces," led by David Dickerson, David Atchison scholar, Chautauqua tent.

2 p.m.-5 p.m.: Youth Chautauqua tent, day 3, Lawrence Public Library.

3 p.m.-4 p.m.: Adult workshop, "Lincoln Lore," presented by Richard Johnson, Abraham Lincoln scholar, Lawrence Visitor Center.

3 p.m.-7 p.m.: Period craft demonstrations, Chautauqua tent.

4 p.m.-5 p.m.: Guided tour of Oak Hill Cemetery, 1605 Oak Hill Road, presented by Katie Armitage and John Jewel.

5 p.m.-6:45 p.m.: Kid-Tauqua tent activities, South Park.

5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Concessions available, South Park.

6:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m.: The Freestaters concert, Chautauqua tent.

7:30 p.m.: Tent program, featuring Diane Eickhoff, Clarina Nichols scholar, Chautauqua tent.

Monday

All day: Exhibit, "First Blood: Kansas Prelude to Civil War," Hobbs Park Memorial.

7:30 a.m.: Breakfast with Richard Johnson, Abraham Lincoln scholar, and Diane Eickhoff, Clarina Nichols scholar, Bismarck Gardens, 1616 N. 1700 Road, $5.

10 a.m.-11 a.m.: Adult workshop, "Changing Opinions and Images of John Brown," presented by David Matheny, John Brown scholar, Lawrence Visitor Center.

11:30 a.m.-noon: Michael Paul Concert, Watkins Museum.

Noon-1 p.m.: Lunch Pail Lecture, "Thomas Barber, First Pre-Civil War Victim," presented by Randy Thies, archaeologist for the Kansas Historical Society, Eldridge Hotel Crystal Ballroom, 701 Mass.

1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Children's workshop, "All Aboard the Underground Railroad," presented by Diane Eickhoff, Clarina Nichols scholar, Chautauqua tent.

1:30 p.m.: Guided tour of Pioneer Cemetery, led by Katie Armitage, on KU west campus, near 15th and Iowa streets.

2 p.m.-5 p.m.: Youth Chautauqua camp, day 4, Lawrence Public Library.

3 p.m.-4 p.m.: Adult workshop, "Becoming an Abolitionist," presented by David Matheny, John Brown scholar, Lawrence Visitor Center.

5 p.m.-6:45 p.m.: Kid-Tauqua Tent Activities, South Park.

5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Concessions available, South Park.

6:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m.: Bryon Wiley concert, Chautauqua tent.

7:30 p.m.: Tent program, featuring David Dickerson as David Atchison, Chautauqua tent.

Tuesday

All day: Exhibit, "First Blood: Kansas Prelude to Civil War," Hobbs Park Memorial.

7:30 a.m.: Breakfast with David Dickerson, David Atchison scholar, and David Matheny, John Brown scholar, Hobbs Park Memorial, $5.

8:30 a.m.: Guided tours of John Brown sites, leaving from Holiday Inn Express, 3411 Iowa, $25, 865-4499 for reservations.

10 a.m.-11 a.m.: Adult workshop, "Sound on the Goose," presented by David Dickerson, David Atchison scholar, Lawrence Visitor Center.

11:30 a.m.-noon: Bill Kelly concert, Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass.

Noon: Lunch Pail Lecture, "Native Americans During the Territorial Kansas Period," presented by Dan Wildcat, Watkins Museum.

1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Children's workshop, "Dear Mr. President," presented by Richard Johnson, Abraham Lincoln scholar, Chautauqua tent.

1 p.m.-4 p.m.: Quilting demonstrations, Chautauqua tent.

2 p.m.-5 p.m.: Youth Chautauqua camp, day 5, Lawrence Public Library.

5 p.m.-6:45 p.m.: Kid-Tauqua tent activities, South Park.

5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.: Youth Chautauqua camp presentations, Chautauqua tent.

5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Concessions available, South Park.

6:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m.: Diane Gillenwater concert, Chautauqua tent.

7:30 p.m.: Tent program, featuring David Matheny as John Brown, Chautauqua tent.

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